Matt Harris graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelors degree, and from the Eastman School of Music with a Masters degree in Jazz composition. Matt moved to Los Angeles after touring with jazz greats Maynard Ferguson and Buddy Rich. In addition to his devotion to jazz education, Matt’s versatility as a writer, arranger and performer keep him very busy in the L.A. studio scene. His music can be heard on numerous jingles, film scores, CDs and live productions. Matt is currently Director of Jazz Studies at California State University, Northridge.